Stagecoach announced as Official Transport Partner at P&J Live

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Posted:
7 August 2019

P&J Live, the iconic new events venue opening in Aberdeen later this month, has secured Stagecoach North Scotland as its official transport partner. The major bus operator is the third confirmed partner at the venue after DC Thomson Media was announced as naming rights partner and John Clark Motor Group as car partner.

As official transport partner, Stagecoach will work closely with P&J Live to provide services to make it as easy as possible for those travelling to and from the venue.

From today, Stagecoach will operate their JET 727 service via P&J Live. The service operates between Union Square in the heart of Aberdeen city centre and Aberdeen Airport, calling at key destinations such as Broad Street, Great Northern Road, Bucksburn and now, P&J Live. The service, which runs up to every 10 minutes, was recently enhanced to offer journeys around the clock, operating every hour from 10.30pm until 3.30am.

The Jet 727 was previously awarded as the Best Bus Service in Scotland and is operated by a fleet of luxury double deck buses fully kitted out with contactless payment facilities, luggage racks, USB charging and free wi-fi. Great value fares are available on the service, with unlimited travel across Aberdeen Zone 1 for just £3.80 per day or £12.85 per week.

As well as regular 24/7 services to P&J Live, as part of the partnership, Stagecoach will also operate direct shuttle services from Aberdeen City Centre to P&J Live on event days. Details of these shuttles will be communicated before each event, and the shuttles will offer quick, convenient and great value travel to concert-goers.

There’s also some good news for those planning to come to the Preview @ P&J Live event this Saturday, with Stagecoach offering free bus journeys on service 727 to and from the venue, on presentation of a mobile event ticket.

Louise Stewart, Head of Entertainment Sales & Marketing at P&J Live said “It’s great to announce this exciting partnership, and to be able to offer our customers dedicated services to and from the new venue. It’s important for us to stay accessible for all and by partnering with Stagecoach we believe this allows us to do that.”

Daniel Laird, Commercial Director, at Stagecoach North Scotland added “We’ve been working hard behind the scenes with P&J Live to develop a partnership which will benefit those travelling to P&J Live for business or pleasure. We’re delighted to be able to serve the venue with our popular JET 727 route, offering direct connections 24 hours a day to Aberdeen Airport and key destinations across the city. Additionally, our dedicated event shuttle services will be ideal for those heading to P&J Live for a great night out at music, comedy and entertainment events. We’re looking forward to playing a part in the success of this fantastic new facility for Aberdeen.”

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there parking available at P&J Live?

Yes, there is parking available on-site at P&J Live.

There are various ways to pre book and pay for your parking at P&J Live

Pre Book Online: For all concerts and shows, you can pre-book your parking up to 24 hours before the event by visiting here.

On site payment machines: We accept both cash and card payments on site, pay on exit is required by entering your vehicle registration at any one of our machines located in the car parks.

APCOA Connect App: Up to 1 hour after you have left the venue, you can pay for your parking on the APCOA Connect App. Once you have downloaded the app, use location code 6680 for the Sub-T Car Park (underground) and location code 2356 for the Overground Car Park.

By Phone: You can call APCOA on 01895 262122, just follow the instructions and use location code 6680 for the Sub-T Car Park (underground) and location code 2356 for the Overground Car Park.

Is there parking charges?

Up to 3 hours - £3.50

Up to 8 hours - £10.00

Please find full details on our parking tariff here. Please pay on exit by entering your car registration

How can I pay for parking?

Pre Book Online: For all concerts and shows, you can pre-book your parking up to 24 hours before the event by visiting here.

On site payment machines: We accept both cash and card payments on site, pay on exit is required by entering your vehicle registration at any one of our machines located in the car parks.

APCOA Connect App: Up to 1 hour after you have left the venue, you can pay for your parking on the APCOA Connect App. Once you have downloaded the app, use location code 6680 for the Sub-T Car Park (underground) and location code 2356 for the Overground Car Park.

By Phone: You can call APCOA on 01895 262122, just follow the instructions and use location code 6680 for the Sub-T Car Park (underground) and location code 2356 for the Overground Car Park.

Can I drop off and pick up someone without paying parking fees?

If you are dropping off or picking someone up from an event, please note the maximum wait time in our car parks is 30 minutes. Parking charges will apply if your car is within the car park for more than 30 minutes. This also applies if you cannot find a space, you will not be charged if you exit the car park within 30 minutes.

How can I purchase tickets for a concert at P&J Live?

Tickets are available from our ticketing agent Ticketmaster on www.ticketmaster.co.uk or by calling 08444 77 9000.

P&J Live do not sell tickets directly.

What time is the Box Office open?

Our box office at P&J Live will be open on concert days only. This will be open from 17:30 on the date of the show only and closes once the main act comes on stage.

If you have any ticketing or box office queries contact [email protected]

Will I be able to purchase food at P&J Live?

There is a wide range of food and beverage options available to purchase for concerts and events, including catering outlets offering a variety of hot food options.

Please note - it is against venue policy to allow patrons to bring in their own food and drink to the venue. At P&J live it is our aim to be completely cashless, all of our bars, kiosks and restaurants accept card payments, this is more efficient, safe and ensures a speedy transaction. There are therefore no cash machines on the TECA site.

How do I get to P&J Live from outside Aberdeen?

Getting into Aberdeen has never been easier with the completion of the new Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route.

P&J Live is located close to Aberdeen airport, six miles northwest of the city centre you can reach the venue using a range of transport options.

For more details see our Visiting page.

Are there cash machines available at P&J Live?

There will be no cash machines on site, however contactless payments are welcome.

Can I pay by cash within P&J Live?

At P&J Live it is our aim to be completely cashless, all of our bars, kiosks and restaurants accept card and contactless payments. Please note we do have some cash only queues, please ensure you are in the correct queue. This is more efficient, safe and ensures a speedy transaction.

There are no cash machines on the TECA sites.

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